Regaining Control: Risk Avoidance in Higher Education
Higher education is facing a crisis of confidence in the value of a college degree, with risk implications for enrollments, tuition pricing, and capital spending. Avoiding these risks begins with finding and quantifying the appropriate “corridor of control” for your institution.
Financial Reserves and Strategic Financial Planning
Financial reserves are essential to the sustainability of any college or university. Integrating reserve goals to strategic planning through development of a strategic financial plan helps ensure that sufficient reserves will be available to meet the institution’s needs.
Financial Reserves Build Institutional Resilience for Colleges and Universities
Anyone unfamiliar with the financial structure of not-for-profit colleges and universities may question why these organizations often carry significant financial reserves on their...
Value-based care plans, and hospital finances
Fierce Healthcare's Dave Muoio chats with Lisa Goldstein, senior vice president at the consulting firm Kaufman Hall, about what hospital leaders will need to focus on in the new year.
The Current State of Hospital Finances: Fall 2022 Update
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, our nation’s hospitals and health systems have coped with intense pressure on staff and resources. As hospital executives...
Covenant Management in Uncertain Times
Hear from our panel of experts on how to prepare and manage covenant breaches while developing a path toward financial sustainability.
Managing Market Issues and Opportunities Amid Complex Pressures
Debt issuance has been modest, but there is significant building supply. The issuance context is continuing benchmark and credit spread disruption as markets react to competing...
Operationalizing Value-Based Primary Care: Lessons from the Field
For more than a decade, hospitals, payers, and other healthcare stakeholders have experimented with moving healthcare payment from fee-for-service, volume-based contracts to arrangements that reward providers for the value of the care they provide.
Planning for Resiliency on the Journey Forward
If the pandemic has taught us anything, it is that healthcare organizations must build resiliency to withstand the shocks that may come their way and be in a position to pursue the opportunities that rapid and significant change can create.